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Non stop stunning views

Many interesting places to visit & spnd time. Many view points to just stop to admire the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2016
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Pretty drive about half way

We travelled the much advertised coastal highway on our motorcycle from Astoria to Depot Bay. Our... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2016
Irene F
Forrest Station
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Use Highway 101, which clings to the ocean for most of the journey or occasionally venture off onto the smaller roads that wind through thick forests, up mountain passes and along seaside cliffs.
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Many interesting places to visit & spnd time. Many view points to just stop to admire the picturesque & often rugged coastline.

1  Thank LindaBamford
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We travelled the much advertised coastal highway on our motorcycle from Astoria to Depot Bay. Our expectation was that we would be travelling along the ocean the whole way according to pictures we had seen. Not at all, we found Haystack Rock but was difficult...More

6  Thank Irene F
Reviewed 15 October 2015

So beautiful all the way! We took Hwy 101 and from there took scenic routes wherever possible. We stopped at every state park and enjoyed each breathtaking view we could find. Take the time to stop and appreciate the coastal beauty, so worth every moment!...More

3  Thank Travelgirl040
Reviewed 3 October 2015

My trip was from Portland, to the Central Oregon Coast. After a lot of planning and research I choose this part of the coast since it seemed to be the prettiest. Started our drive in Lincoln City, Drove to Yachats were we stayed for 3...More

7  Thank mcollazo288
Reviewed 30 September 2015

After running into smoke most everywhere we traveled in Washington,the Oregon Coast was a breath of fresh air. We started at the very northern end and stopped at Fort Clatsop National Monument(winter fort of Lewis & Clark). The visitor center, videos and interpreters dressed in...More

6  Thank Grandparent51
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Similar to the drive through Big Sur but with much better views of the Pacific and rocky shore. The heavy fog adds greatly to the ambience. Never saw so many large rock formations just off shore and the coastal mountains are beautiful.

2  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Oregon has some amazing coastline and it should not be missed. If you can drive north to south so you can enter the pull outs and parks easier. It can get crazy busy during the summer weekends. Really enjoyable scenery and the food, wine and...More

1  Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 2 July 2015

In a nutshell..... Seaside is geared toward kids and teens, Cannon Beach is more upscale and better suited for couples/adults. Haystack Rock is in Cannon Beach. We spent more time in Cannon Beach but bought souvenirs and ate in Seaside. Norma's in Seaside is known...More

4  Thank table45
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This has to be our favourite stretch of scenic coastline which evokes a similar excitement as does Big Sur. Every bend in the 563 km length of Highway 101 reveals yet another natural wonder......waves crashing against the cliffs of Cape Kiwanda.....the expanse of sand dunes...More

3  Thank Eli B
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

I have to say we got very lucky weather wise. The trip, mostly compiled of long windy road took us from Seattle to Eureka California. It was amazing. I did wish we had planned more hotel stops and activities! Unless someone recommends an Inn or...More

1  Thank Amy C
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